Tuesday, September 28, 2010

We Have Bigger Problems than Afia Siddiqui... There are myriad "Qaum ki Betiyaan" Waiting for Justice!


Okay so we have rallies up and down the country.. the roads are blocked, tyres are being flamed up and the politicians (accompanied by our enlightened awaam) are getting all hoo-haa over the sentencing of Dr Afia. How can they miss such a golden opportunity presented to them on a silver platter?

Sunday, September 19, 2010

My Oh My!!!

Courtesy The Daily Sun

It had to be 1-1. How can I even dare to think that we were going to pull-off something as extraordinary as decent, sensible defending in the final minute? I hate it when referees want to be the center of attention in a match of football and unfortunately Phil Dowd was in exactly that mood when he took charge of an already spicy affair at the Stadium of Light in a match of Strength against guile and finesse! 

Monday, September 6, 2010

The President’s to-do list

by A A Sheikh

The country is facing a grave crisis (again). It’s apparently on the brink of ruin and anarchy (again) while reeling from a terrible disaster (again) and is scrambling to cope with its fallout (again). Meanwhile blatant acts of terrorism and lawlessness abound (as usual). The government is falling woefully short in managing its multiple crises (what’s new?) and has called desperately for international help (again).

Yes, it’s bad. But it’s heartening to see our president working tirelessly to tackle the situation and keep the government afloat, pardon the pun. With so much to do in so little time, he’s taken to jotting down things-to-do lists to keep track of urgent plans. These are meant to be ultra-secret but through top-notch investigative journalism we managed to get hold of one. Take a look: